Political Debate - DC Debate - Washington Times

Happening Now: WATCH LIVE: House impeachment inquiry hearing

Read Now

Opinion

Featured Articles















Related Articles

House Intelligence Committee Chairman Adam Schiff, D-Calif., left, and ranking member Rep. Devin Nunes, R-Calif., give opening remarks at the start of the hearing with former U.S. Ambassador to Ukraine Marie Yovanovitch before the House Intelligence Committee on Capitol Hill in Washington, Friday, Nov. 15, 2019, in the second public impeachment hearing of President Donald Trump's efforts to tie U.S. aid for Ukraine to investigations of his political opponents. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh)

Adam Schiff cracking under 'point of order' pressure

- The Washington Times

Poor Adam Schiff. The House Intelligence Committee chairman was trying to maintain a show of law and order and professionalism and such and such -- but Reps. Jim Jordan and Elise Stefanik kept interrupting him with calls for points of order.

Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., talks to reporters on the morning after the first public hearing in the impeachment probe of President Donald Trump on his effort to tie U.S. aid for Ukraine to investigations of his political opponents, on Capitol Hill in Washington, Thursday, Nov. 14, 2019. Pelosi says the president's actions in the impeachment inquiry amount to "bribery." (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)

Nancy Pelosi goes for slam dunk -- and crashes to court

- The Washington Times

Nancy Pelosi, amid the largely laughable testimony of the diplomats, came out with her own laughable conclusion of all that hearsay testimony and said: President Trump has admitted to bribery. Who knew Pelosi, at her advanced age, could perform so many contortions? This has to be the greatest acrobatic spin in political history.

Congress made border problem

Who's to blame for our illegal immigration problems? Who's to blame for the American communities that are suffering from rampant crime, cartel violence, social and language problems in schools, drained health care and welfare systems, and drugs and gang activity in many parts of the country? There are several parties to blame.

Bloomberg, Patrick clueless

So former Massachusetts Gov. Deval Patrick and former New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg have thrown their hats in the 2020 presidential ring ("Former Mass. Gov. Deval Patrick enters 2020 presidential race," Web, Nov. 14). My reaction to the first candidate is, Who are you? My reaction to candidate number two is, Are you stupid?

'The Second Sleep' (book jacket)

BOOK REVIEW: 'The Second Sleep'

Robert Harris' "The Second Sleep" is evidence of the anxiety of our time, and worth reading and thinking about for that reason.

This March 30, 2014, photo shows Mount Cook, New Zealand's highest mountain, at sunset in Twizel, New Zealand. New Zealand lawmakers have joined together across the aisle to pass a bill aimed at combating climate change. The Zero Carbon bill aims to make New Zealand reduce its greenhouse gas emissions to the point the country becomes mostly carbon neutral by 2050. (AP Photo/Carey J. Williams, File)

'Climate migrants,' the left's tool to pry borders wide

- The Washington Times

"Climate migrants" are defined as those individuals in the world who've suffered some sort of weather-related disaster and are, therefore, in the eyes of the left, in the minds of radicals like Sen. Bernie Sanders, are worthy of automatic entry into the United States. Well, there's a large pool of people for ya.

House Intelligence Committee Chairman Rep. Adam Schiff, D-Calif., left, talks with ranking member Rep. Devin Nunes, R-Calif., during a hearing of the House Intelligence Committee on Capitol Hill in Washington, Wednesday, Nov. 13, 2019, during the first public impeachment hearing of President Donald Trump's efforts to tie U.S. aid for Ukraine to investigations of his political opponents. (Saul Loeb/Pool Photo via AP)

Impeachment prejudice

That beauty is in the eye of the beholder goes without saying. A reminder may be needed, though, that meaning is in the ear of the listener. That's because words filtered through an inner universe of preconceived notions can wind up appallingly distorted. Americans judging the words of presidential impeachment witnesses must focus on firsthand facts and discard prejudiced opinions fashioned from the biases of President Trump's detractors.

© Copyright 2019 The Washington Times, LLC
3600 New York Avenue NE, Washington, DC 20002

Switch to Desktop version